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shaken by this tragedy. it's not just directly affected by shooting. laura anthony is in connecticut to talk with mournersers. >> the feelings are in the faces of the thousands of people who have descended on tiny sandy hook, connecticut. the town is now in shock, numb to the reality that he took so much, 27 people from one small place. >> i walks up and down you shiver. >> sadness. disbelief. >> at the entrance to the school, a sign that says visitors welcome, there stands 27 christmas trees for each victim. decorated for the upcoming holiday including stuffed manages for all those lost here. >> brought stuffed animals and she left them behind. >> why did you want to do that? there were many children to come to pay their respects like parents struggling to fully grasp what happened here. >> i feel really bad for those people. down the road local high school students and recent graduates have set up a table collected donations for the families of the victims, families where many of them know. >> you know, you don't speak about it and nod and you understand within that nod, you recogn
child just 6 years old. laura is live from sandy hook where jack pnt 0was laid to rest. laura. >>reporter: hi dan yes. the fawn rall started today. they will continue through the weak. each will be heart breaking in their own right. in the mean time this public memorial in the center of town continues to grow and an effort by mostly strange investigators comfort the people here in at least a small way. three days into the tiny town nature mayor people come from all over to pay their respect grows by the hour. from new york. indiana. ohio. new jersey. throughout the northeast. they stand with those who live in sandy hook and newtown. joined together in a common sense of tremendous loss. >> i'm actually very grateful for the display of support for the families. because i don't think the families are strong enough really to come out here yet and walk around but they know everyone is coming for them. >>reporter: earlier those family began privately burying their loved ones. in this case simple service for 6-year-old jack pinto. a little boy remembered for his love of
. abc7 news reporter laura anthony is there with the continuing coverage of the tragedy. >> the latest here is that the scene of the tragedy now may never reopen. that is yet to be determined. in the meantime we found local high school students who were out here tonight tending to a more immediate task. they are the young people of sandy hook who committed themselves to keeping all of the tiny flames burning. even as the cold, connecticut rains keep snuffing them out. >> i am just lighting candles since they are all going out with the rain to keep the spirit out and alive and going. >> while the public memorial grows, the private funeral services continue for all of those killed in sandy hook in agonizing succession. >> it is deep sadness with intense love at the same time. it tears you to the very fabric of your being. >> at saint rose of lima catholic church in newtown, back to back funerals for six-year-olds. first a service for james mattioli, and then two hours later the tiny white casket of his schoolmate jessica rikos. and except for sandy hook students, most others in newtown r
. >> scott and laura moved into this area of north oakland with some realtors referred to refer to as noby. >> there is regional shopping around and lots of people walking. >> she loves north oakland. she has lived at this memo for 30 years. >> this is a longstanding north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. >> she does not like the idea that real estate agents are selling her neighborhood as boby. she says its plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices. >> it feels like we are in a pawn of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland. >> five shootings on oakland does nothing for oakland as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000. its block away from the oakland border. >> didn't think of it as a name change. its creation of a district or giving it an identity. >> the area has been known as golden gate district. a partner o at cupcake sh
stay with "abc 7 news" for continuing coverage. laura anthony will have live reports from connecticut beginning tomorrow. >>> we do have developing news out of san francisco tonight. police have shut down part of california street between hyde and marketed searching for an armed gunman. they believe the person may be hiding behind a building that they surrounded. we do have a crew at the scene and we'll have than update at 11:00. >>> still ahead, hillary clinton is being monitored by doctors. what led to her fainting and hitting her head. also the twinkie could be brought back. and could intoxicated squid be crashing in our shores? >> aim leigh glaser. we're in between storm systems right now. showers still increasing up >>> a bay area scientist says he may know why thousands of squid have been washing up on shores. a scientist says the mass beaching happening during red tides. the algae releases a strong toxin, in large enough. in small doses they intoxicate the fish and swim up on show. >> bloomberg reports that kroger and walmart are among the companies that want the twinkie maker
on a connecticut school tragedy throughout the day. laura anthony is in connecticut and we'll have live reports at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 and abc news will have special editions of world news at 5:30 and "nightline" at 11:35. >> right now, widely scattered showers but not like the steady rain we saw this morning that caused accidents and even a couple of rainbows. terry mcsweeney is live in san jose to tell us more. >> some people look at this stuff and they say it's nothing but nuisance rain and causes car crashes and doesn't produce enough runoff to help the low reservoirs in the santa clara valley but some people say, it's a beautiful day. >> this is video of i-280 in burlingame. a picture similar to the view from the front seat of cars throughout the bay area this morning. with the rain, come spinouts near the 380 interchange. manny maybe more drivers should follow her advice. >> slow down. people don't know how to slowdown in california when it starts to rain. >> the rain brings beauty like the rainbow in the south bay. jewel can tell you about rainbows. >> they are pretty and they are color
. laura anthony is in connecticut and report live later. >>> temperatures on their way down later today officials are issuing advisory and warning. >> how cold is it going to get? >>> this morning any indication it is going to be cold, frost and isolated areas more tomorrow. the cold air is coming in now, you can see scattered showers on live doppler, over the ocean water which is actually warmer than land now that's why we have the showers there. mainly going to stay over the ocean. for tonight, let's start in the north bay where the going season will end for a few plants temperatures drop to 25 to 30° for several hours thick frost north bay valleys and mountains from 3:00 to 8:00. frost possible in other areas east bay valleys, bay shoreline, south bay, monterey bay, carmel valley, hole hisster valley all could have patchy frost, watch out for frosty windshields and slippery sidewalks tomorrow morning. update on the big rain coming. >>> for the second time in a month, sinkhole threatening a contra costa county road this time in clayton on marsh creek between deer valley and pine lane
into the mine. again man. laura anthony will have a report tonight at 5. you can sign up for our breaking news alerts at abc7news.com. >>> traffic is moving slowly once again on i-5 this morning after a massive chain reaction crash near the oregon border north of yreka near the town of hornbrook. the freeway was shutdown all night, up to 60 cars and trucks were involved, 16 were hurt, eight taken to the hospital, chp says the mess was caused by black ice and people driving too fast. >> this morning we didn't have black ice although i was cold enough. >>> we had thick frost this morning. good morning. here's the set-up as you look at live doppler, radar and satellite superimposed, you don't see radar returns, don't see satellite returns until you get well north those were the things that would have kept us a little warmer. without them high pressure, dry air and these are the coldest temperatures i could find by region in petaluma 21°, fremont east bay shore 24 san ramon east bay valleys 27 napa 28, santa clara south bay, palo alto 29 forest hill area of san francisco without frost, 35. >>> th
is closed for quite some time at least a mess for quite some time because of this. story tonight from laura anthony. >>reporter: clean up continues before the repair can begin along mountain view drive in lafayette. one day after steady downpour ripped away a huge section of the roadway that runs over a creek. jeffrey lives cross by but didn't get tout see his neighborhood newest feature until today. >> my gosh. i live right up vat street and i didn't know. >>reporter: city of lafayette predict may not be until spring before this section of roadway is completely repaired. first order of business is stopping the flow of water before the next rain move in. >> all but one water line has now been addressed. still one water line that needs to be to be fixed or shut off. and so that's what we concentrate on today. >>reporter: in the mean time those who live here will probably have to get used to the sight of the sink hell and all the truck and equipment that has moved in to repair it. >> they say it will take week ors months to fix. what will that do to the neighborhood do you think. >>
of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire stations in our city. we will be the only city and county that does not have a fire station within our city
. this morning a los angeles man bought coffee for folks going that the town general store. laura anthony is in newtown, connecticut tonight and begins our coverage. >> glimmer of good news in all the bad that came out of sandy hook these past three days. 2 survivors not one after the rampage of the school friday morning. they were 2 women both shot in the lower extremity both treated and release from local hospitals. men time satellite police say they will continue their exhaustive investigation of the 2 crime scenes. trace the origin of the guns adam lanza used to kill so many. even though he and the others are gone. >> we are going to do everything that it takes to ensure that we uncover every bit of evidence we examine every facet of it and conduct as many interview with everyone we need to do to paint a clear picture. >>reporter: at the same time process of burying all those who died has begun. services for first grader jack pinto held at local funeral home in newtown. attended by parents and their kids. some of them the 6-year-old best friends. they remembered his love of sp
't happen there very often. correct side drive in walnut creek. 7 news reporter laura thoyn has the story. >> it's fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> while releasing few details walnut creek police maintain the map shot and killed by the officers posed an immediate threat. it all started with nine 11 call from cell phone at 315 this morning. woman could be heard screaming in the background. when officers arrived at the diablo point apartments they were confronted by man armed with undisclosed weapon. >> they were forced to shoot the individual and that individual was pronounced deceased at the scene. >> really foreign to this area. >>reporter: neighbor wallace told 7 news he was asleep until he heard noises that he didn't medley recognize as gunshots. >> i was actually just woke up out of my sleep by the sound of so you knowed like banging. i didn't even know it was a gun. >>reporter: police say more than one officer was involved in the shooting. investigators would not reveal how many shots were fired or whether man had a gun or fired at police. the officers
then. >> as expected the north bay saw the heaviest rain today. 7 news reporter laura has the story from petaluma. >> all the soil holding the water. >>reporter: leland says he has been down this road before. or at least his parking lot has. now submerge the in up to 2 and a half feet of water. >> the first place petaluma the only place that's left in petaluma. there's been a lot of work done to contain flooding downstream and ever since that work has been done this happens to us at least once or twice a year. >> not far away this morning heavy downpour turned this creek one that was barely back three days ago that a fast moving father way. overflow the bank near office complex on north mcdowell boulevard. >> about 4 and a half feet from yesterday. yesterday we were seeing ground grass and puddles whereas the ground was saturated. if you can believe the prediction of the rain that we are supposed to get, this will flood. >>reporter: those who haven't had the water encroach on them yet are doing what they can to make sure it doesn't. next round of heavy rain line up off the c
. the story from 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> we got the money. >>reporter: oakland taylor celebrating the fact that she just qualified for 20,000 dollars in down payment assistance from wells fargo bank. it's the last piece she need buy a home for her family. >> dream come true. >> dreams do come true. they do. they do. >>reporter: wells fargo is reaching out to hundreds of bay area families trying to help them with 20,000 dollars toward down payment on the purchase of the home. shawn coleman lined up at 6:00 a.m. and was one of the first to find out he qualified. exciting day for you. >> yes. most exciting thing is better an birthday. >> we wish you the best. >>reporter: not everyone who applies will qualify. applicant must have a consistent income and strong credit history. for those with do qualify the entire 20,000 dollars will be forgiven if the buyer stay ins the home for at least 5 years. prorated 20 percent year of residence. >> goal is to make sure we don't have people jump in and flipping property but to stay there. >>reporter: stewart stopped to view the home to
toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house the career center on its second floor. but opponent say the proposed deal to trade billboard placement for career center cash is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we all want johns. we all want a job center but
, laura anthony abc 7 news. >> well today mass shooting obviously has been very emotional for parents and a lot of us are wondering how do you talk to your children about what happened. dean of the school of education and counciling psychology at santa clara university tells us today that you first need confront your own feelings whether those include fear, anger, anxiety, then speak to your child calmly and listen. listen. intently. and the time to do that is now before they see it somewhere else. >> would i talk today. i don't think it's worth waiting to the end of the weekend or waiting until a right moment. the moment is now. kids are experiencing this. they have to understand what does this really mean when elementary school has this kind of traged tragedy. >>reporter: he says you should reassure your kid that they are safe in school. certainly do so before they go back to class on monday because they may have some real anxiety talk to them. >> once again shooting massacre is rekindling the long running debate about gun control in the country. being talked about with re
when tame for the youngsters to return to class. >> laura is in the newtown village of sandy hook tonight and she filed this report. >> you are worried about going back. >> yes. yes. >> it's a community still anxious. as children return to school in newtown, connecticut. class were his back in session today at all schools except sandy hook elementary where 20 children and 6 staff members try to protect them were murdered last friday. >> i know a lot of people are nervous. people really don't want to be here. >> as parent who send our children to school and we want to see them back. we want them to come back home. you know we want to hold them and hug them and love them and we want them to come back home. at the end of the day. >>reporter: mean time in monroe a welcome sign hangs across the street from the shut erred middle school that is being transformed in a campus for displaced sandy hook stichbilitys i hope they are able to cope witness. i don't know if they are ready to even go back to school any time soo soon. >>reporter: funeral continue today for those killed at s
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